APES 2012 Michelle Hoelzer Ch 13

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A prolonged period in which precipitation is at least 70% lower than average and evaporation is higher than normal in a particular area
Porous, water-saturated layers of sand, gravel, or bedrock that can yield an economically significant amount of water
Purification of salt water or brackish (slightly salty) water by removal of dissolved salts
Uses high pressure to force saltwater through a membrane filter with pores small enough to remove the salt; also called Microfiltration (2 words)
Slow or rapid sinking of part of the Earth’s crust that is not slope related
Where all available pores in soil and rock in the Earth’s crust are filled by water (3 words)
Upper surface of the zone of saturation (2 words)
Places where competition for scarce water could trigger intense conflicts
Flat valley floor next to a stream channel
Land area that delivers water, sediment, and dissolved substance via small streams to a major stream; also called drainage basin
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One of the world’s largest water transfer projects that uses giant dams, pumps, and lined canals (aqueducts) to transport water from northern to southern California (3 words)
Water that sinks into the soil and is stored in slowly flowing and slowly renew aquifer
Heats saltwater until it evaporates (leaving behind salts in solid form) and condenses as freshwater
The most efficient way to deliver small amounts of water precisely to crops; also called Trickle Irrigation or Microirrigation (2 words)
The freshwater from precipitation and melted snow that flows across the Earth’s land surface and into lakes, wetlands, streams, rivers, estuaries, and the oceans (2 words)
Exit points where groundwater from aquifers flows out of the ground onto land or onto lake bottoms
Precipitation that does not infiltrate the ground or return to the atmosphere by evaporation (2 words)
Type of recharge where aquifers are replenished naturally by precipitation
Sharply defined, dramatic subsidence

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